Specimen Information

Craspedacusta sowerbyi
Craspedacusta sowerbyi
(freshwater jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1655081
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateVA
CountyFranklin
Locality[Philpott Lake] Franklin, Virginia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Dan
HUC8 Number03010103
HUC10 NameUpper Smith River
HUC10 Number0301010306
HUC12 NameOtter Creek-Rennet Bag Creek
HUC12 Number030101030604
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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